Drinking Water Features

  1. A 'SWIFT' Approach To Managed Aquifer Recharge

    The Sustainable Water Initiative for Tomorrow (SWIFT) will not only restore declining levels to the Potomac Aquifer System, but it will also reduce nutrient discharges to the Chesapeake Bay.

  2. U.S. Water Strategy: Think Locally, Act Globally

    A new plan has been created by the U.S. government to bring safe drinking water, sanitation services, sustainability, and resiliency to the world’s most water-stressed countries, with benefits for the U.S. as well.

  3. High-Throughput DNA Sequencing To Profile Microbial Water Quality Of Potable Reuse

    Research scientists are making strides to advance the safety and application of potable water reuse through the use of metagenomics for water quality analysis.

  4. How To Protect Water Conveyance Systems From Transient Pressure

    Is water hammer pounding your pipeline infrastructure into submission? Here are some tips for avoiding issues associated with hydraulic transients.

  5. Water Meter Data Management — To Sink Or SWIM (Part 1)

    The role of a Meter Data Management System (MDMS) is not well defined within the water industry. Many products on the market claim to provide MDM functionality, but few people understand the value of what these systems offer. To understand how this confusion has come about and what can be done to address data management needs in the water industry, we need to first examine the evolution of the MDM within a System for Water Information Management (SWIM).

  6. 3 Water/Wastewater Efficiency Trends To Watch In 2018

    2018 is sure to be marked with advancements that make water and wastewater treatment more efficient and sustainable. To keep up with the areas best poised for improvement this year, here is a look at three practices that are in need of change.

  7. How To Improve Water Treatment With Innovative Technology

    Water professionals are constantly looking for ways to produce the highest quality water while staying within limited budgets. In addition, regulations are constantly changing, becoming increasingly stringent. New technologies are essential to meeting customer demands for quality and cost.

  8. The Top 3 Treatment Stories Of 2017 And What They Mean For 2018

    Last year was full of twists and turns for the drinking water and wastewater treatment industries. What can 2017’s biggest stories tell us about what’s to come this year?

  9. Why Microplastics Are Still A Macro Problem For Wastewater Treatment Plants

    Though some preliminary regulations have taken place to curb the presence of microplastics in the environment, more research is needed to determine what role wastewater treatment plants can and will play in solving the problem for good.

  10. A New Standard For Lead Service Line Replacement

    As drinking water utilities around the country look to tackle outdated lead service lines, a new standard for replacement will help keep efforts consistent.